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Top 9 Festivals celebrated in “USA”

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The Artists dressed in ethnic wear at North Carolina International Folklore Festival.

Every country has its own cultural and ethnic significance. Some are known to every one while others remain untouched with the world. As Here we would talk about various festivals celebrated in the U.S.A., which is apparently  the most influential country of the world. There is no denying the fact that festivals play a crucial role in the popularity of any country. Here we would put light on top 9 most famous festivals celebrated with great warmth in the U.S.A.

1. Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

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Photo captured on the occasion of Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

As the name suggests, this festival is the festival of hot air balloons. In this festival one can witness countless hot air Balloons in the sky. This festival is a dream come true for some because of its beauty . A magical atmosphere is created through colorful hundreds of hot airship flying up above in the sky making it one of the most prominent festivals of the U.S.A.

One can not only see but also can enjoy the ride. If you are in U.S.A. around that time of the year, make sure to attend the festival as it will provide a freakish experience one could never have witnessed before.

It is held in Mexico, every year around the month of October. This event, we guarantee, is like nothing you’ve ever seen before in your entire life! Imagine a sky filled with hundreds of different colored hot air gasbags floating in the air. You can turn this imagination into a reality when you visit the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, held every year in New Mexico, and witness over 500 air balloons fly over your head, creating an almost mystical kind of atmosphere for the visitors. Not only watching, but you will also have an chance to fly up on a hot air balloon as well here, making it one of the best festivals in the US.

2. Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival

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Billie Eilish performing in the darkness -Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2022

Coachella festival, is an yearlong music festival, which is celebrated in the month of April bringing in people from all over the world, and large number of the world’s top artists, across different genres come together for a week long celebration of music. It is not rare to find Hollywood celebrities walking around the festival, just like regular people, as they, just like normal people, come here to enjoy the great music and the mouth-watering food stalls! This festival provides you the opportunity to meet your favorite Hollywood stars. So, if you are a purist fan of Hollywood artists , you must attend this festival to just run into your favorite stars.

3. Aloha Festival

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Artist performing cultural dance at Aloha Festival 2021

America being a culturally diverse country has variety of cultural legacy. One of the famous culture is the Hawaiian culture. Aloha festival is celebrated on one island to preserve the Hawaiian culture and heritage . Here, the travelers get to witness many street performances and music shows. One can also get to taste the appetizing food of Hawaiian culture. This festival provides a fun filled experience to the visitors and also make them learn alot about traditional Hawaiian culture.

4. Celebration of Mardi Gras

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Pearled battlers performing and dancing at the popular Carnival Mardi Gras Festival – 2022

New Orleans the city in Louisiana celebrates Mardi Gras, it is  one of the most popular carnivals in the globe. The 17th century French explorers Pierre Le Moyne d’Iberville and Sieur de Bienville, brought Carnival to America. They dubbed their landing location Point du Mardi Gras and put on a party when they realized it was Fat Tuesday (or Mardi Gras in French) back home.

The Mardi Gras custom has now expanded into a multi-million-dollar event that encircle everything from street parades à la Rio to suave society balls like those hosted by the Venetians.

Receiving more than 10 million visitors, this celebration isn’t just an awesome party – it’s a culture and tradition-lain festival where secret societies, pearled Indian battlers, fire dancers, and flying beads fill the streets for weeks until the fall of Ash Wednesday when lent begins. If you love pellet, battles, and some amazing music, you’ll need to head to New Orleans.

Mardi Gras festival is one of the best celebrations espy in America. It is the most colorful and elated festival consisting a number of parades and events, all over the city. This festival is taken care by the social clubs of the city. People enjoy this festival by wearing different colored costumes. Colorful party cups and many other light objects are fling in the air by people celebrating these festivals. This festival also has a glowing theme consisting gold, purple and green showing the significance of power, justice and faith. If you want to have a colorful atmosphere filled with numerous festivities ,this festival is for you.

5. Kutztown Folk Festival

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People from around the World at Kutztown Folk Festival

This festival is one of the most famous and top brass. It has a historical significance,  having being originated in the 1950’s. In 1950, three local professors decided to celebrate the Pennsylvanian German population in the country. It is the biggest festival in America! Today, it has outclass. It’s 72th-year mark and attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. The cultural atmosphere absorbs one as the person enters the festival grounds and is surrounded by the local people with their traditional costumes and traditional songs playing in the background. This is a great opportunity to learn about the Pennsylvanian German culture and take part in the workshops of one of the top folk festivals in American culture. One can get to try variety of pastries and French breads and notice numerous artists and craftsmen. This year the festival will be celebrated from 2nd July 2022 to 10 July 2022.

6. Jazz And Heritage Festival

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Many festival hosted in New Orleans, a photo from the jazz festival.

New Orleans is known for being the party town of the United States of America so it’s no wonder that many of the festivals in America are hosted here. Though there are a lot of parties and clubbing scenes held in the city all year round. You get to see the local talent and the heritage side of the people come out and perform their art. From music pieces, to art showcases and much more, you get to see a side of New Orleans that’s not commercial trade and much more rooted to the culture of the local people. Also, this is one of the best places to visit with your family in America.

7. Burning Man Festival

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Sometimes referred as Hippy festival, the festival celebrated in Nevada, USA

This is an event one should not miss. Although it is sometimes referred to as a hippy festival. The genuine spirit of the event resides in the people’s community and bond, who work together to build the festival from the scratch. The celebration of this festival  involves outlandish art installations, stunning musical performances, and simply the beyond belief enthusiasm of the attendees. This is one of the superlative American festivals to attend if you want to experience something authentic .

8. Fantasy Fest

Fantasy Fest festival is for those who love enjoying the spooky festivities by  dressing up in costumes. This annual festival attracts a significant number of visitors, both tourists and locals. People dress up as eminent characters or cover themselves in body paint, which is a popular activity in this city and wander around the streets, stopping at the various bars and clubs. This, like the Mardi Gras carnival, is a massive assembly of individuals who have gathered for one reason ,that is to have fun. So If you are planning to visit the country, make sure to attend the festival to have a similar experience of frolics.

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The performers during the Fantasy Fest Celebration

9. Boston Seafood Festival

One of the paunchy cultural festivals in the United States to honour Boston’s long association with seafood and what it means to the city’s residents in terms of income and diet. At these classes, you may sample succulent seafood dishes while learning how they’re prepared in the classic Boston style. The best part is that the cuisine is diet-friendly so don’t worry if you’re watching your weight! It has no doubt it is one of America’s events in 2022. If you are a seafood lover, this festival is surely for you.

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The succulent seafood dishes prepared in the classic Boston style – Photo from Boston Seafood Festival

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